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INVESTMENTS IN RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LOANS AND REAL ESTATE OWNED - Schedule of Loans Held-For-Sale, at Fair Value (Details)

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INVESTMENTS IN RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LOANS AND REAL ESTATE OWNED - Schedule of Loans Held-For-Sale, at Fair Value (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2019
Dec. 31, 2018
Dec. 31, 2017
Loans Held-for-sale, Reconciliation [Roll Forward]      
Accretion of loan discount and other amortization $ 379,129 $ 701,967 $ 1,031,384
Fair value adjustment 13,300    
Originated Loans      
Loans Held-for-sale, Reconciliation [Roll Forward]      
Beginning balance, loans held-for-sale 655,260    
Originations 19,512,072    
Ditech Acquisition 618,297    
Sales (19,176,028)    
Proceeds from repayments (48,626)    
Transfer of loans to other assets (412)    
Fair value adjustment 28,761 3,695  
Ending balance, loans held-for-sale 1,589,324 655,260  
Acquired Loans      
Loans Held-for-sale, Reconciliation [Roll Forward]      
Beginning balance, loans held-for-sale 2,153,269    
Purchases 7,499,614    
Sales (6,362,077)    
Proceeds from repayments (187,311)    
Transfer of loans to real estate owned (4,155)    
Accretion of loan discount and other amortization 0    
Fair value adjustment (75,052)    
Ending balance, loans held-for-sale $ 3,024,288 $ 2,153,269